Asia Risk’s 10th annual awards 2009

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It’s been a year of extremes. The near-collapse of AIG and the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers in September 2008 sent already-troubled markets into spin as trust in the entire financial system came at a severe premium. And it stayed that way until March this year, when equity and credit markets rallied to the point where, two quarters later, if seems as if some of the dark days at the end of last year never happened.

The Asia Risk awards were introduced to recognise excellence in financial risk ma